"Never even been in one before."
This was a pause in the technobabble, relief from the glossy production values of sports in the 1990s. Real people suddenly were involved. There was someone to care about, to root for. As the Yanks chugged along to their improbable Series win in six games over the omnipotent Atlanta Braves, as Frank received a heart and Sister Marguerite prayed, there was a chance to plug into the drama on a fine human level.
You enjoy yourself at the celebration, Joe. We'll be waving to you.
"I'll wave back."